Get crafty for Father’s Day!

free father's day craft papers

Here’s another great guest post from Kelly, who’s been looking at crafty ideas for dads. Love it! It’s Father’s Day this Sunday! A day dedicated to celebrating fathers – what a great opportunity to get creative and make something special for your dad. Why not let us know what you’re up to via Facebook or… Continue reading

Get your exclusive FREE Ailie Busby Paw Prints stamps with the September issue of Papercraft inspirations!

We can’t get enough of the free gift from the September issue of Papercraft inspirations! The gorgeous free Paw Prints stamp set by Ailie Busby is beautifully illustrated and simply perfect for card making. The 22 piece clear stamp set features the cutest cats and dogs in all shapes and sizes – some are even… Continue reading

Build cool paper robots with the FREE printables kit from issue 114!

We can’t get enough of the super-cool robot printables kit by Naomi Hocking! It includes all you need to recreate the amazing robot cards in issue 114 by Lucille Randall. There are four exclusive papers, six super greetings and four futuristic robots for you to print out and get crafting! For more inspiration for building… Continue reading

FREE patterned papers for Father's Day from issue 113!

Father’s Day is fast-approaching, so get crafting a card that Dad will love with these stylish free papers by Jenny Ellory, exclusive to Papercraft inspirations! The June issue of Papercraft inspirations features four pages of fun papers for you to enjoy – including pretty backgrounds, matching borders, toppings and greetings! If you don’t want to cut into… Continue reading

Download the free printable sentiments from Julie Kirk's Father's Day cards in issue 113

If you’re looking for a card that’s a bit different for Father’s Day, then Julie Kirk’s manly cards are for you! Julie’s used wide ribbon to create rosettes and ties that look great on your cards! The sentiments can all be printed out in an instant, making it really easy to piece together a quick… Continue reading

Ahoy, sailor! Try out this ship bonus card

This bonus ship card is perfect for male birthdays and bon voyage cards, but can be easily adapted to suit any occasion. It’s super quick and easy, making it great for last-minute cards. With summer (supposedly!) around the corner, there’s no better time to start crafting this ship-shape card! Click here to download your free… Continue reading

FREE quick card man-friendly birthday printable

Are you looking for inspiration for those tricky male birthdays? Louise Fortune has created a fabulous set of cards for the August issue’s Quick Cards section. Full instructions for the above card are in issue 102 of Papercraft inspirations, and you can find the numbers printable by clicking the link below!  ? Numbers printable

FREE Father's Day bonus printable fun!

  Back in the June issue of Papercraft inspirations (issue 100) we brought you a wonderful set of Father’s Day cards by the very talented Kirsty Neale. They’ve been such a hit and we love them so much that we’ve asked Kirsty to create a bonus set of printables for you to design your own… Continue reading

FREE Father's Day printables

Make sure you have 17th June underlined in your diary as the day to say thanks to your Dad. For Father’s Day this year the lovely Kirsty Neale has created an amazing collection of cards to celebrate the men in our lives. Check out issue 100 of Papercraft inspirations for full instructions and use these… Continue reading

Make a sweet giraffe card!

Create this fun character card to cheer up grey days. We’ve got a free template and step-by-step guide for you, so read on and get crafting! Click here to download your free giraffe template (JPG) You will need:  Your basic card kit, plus… Yellow card blank Brown, green orange, yellow & white coloured card Yellow… Continue reading

Free downloads: Angela’s apron cards!

You’ll love Angela Poole’s apron-shaped cards for every hobby – look out for them in your new February issue, in shops 18th January. To get you started, we’ve got some free downloads for you! Click the thumbnail image to print out the templates page – remember you’ll need to enlarge the apron piece to 200%… Continue reading

FREE downloads: Angela Poole's celebration images for men!

Don’t miss issue 95 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 21st Dec) – Angela Poole’s got some stylish card ideas for the men in your life! Get started now with these fantastic free JPG downloads: Men’s cards download 1 Men’s cards download 2 Men’s cards download 3 Men’s cards greetings Happy crafting!  

Make this sweet Christmas card

Make Anna Moore’s beautiful wreath card – it’s easy with punched shapes and adhesive pearls! Anna has used die-cut circles to make this card really quick, but you could easily create the circles with scalloped scissors or punches if you prefer. Scroll down to find Anna’s step-by-step guide!   You will need Basic card kit,… Continue reading

Download Jacqui Eccleson's pocket card printables!

Jacqui Eccleson’s got some great manly card ideas in issue 93 of Papercraft inspirations (in shops 26th Oct). Click below to download her handy printable backgrounds and details! In Control pocket & stitch background details Sorted pocket & stitch background details Take It Easy & Business As Usual details Happy crafting!  

Make a cute summer card!

Say hello with this smiley crab card. It’s easy to make with the free template below, and it’s sure to be a hit with kids during the summer hols! Click here to download your free cute crab template! You will need Your basic card kit, plus… Blue card blank Green, pink, yellow & white card… Continue reading

Father's Day update

Hope you had a good weekend, and that you enjoyed any Father’s Day celebrations you might have been having yesterday! We thought it’d be nice to share a gallery of some more gorgeous Father’s Day cards that came in to Papercraft inspirations HQ before we could feature them all in the magazine. And also when… Continue reading

FREE download: Father's Day Tool Box kit!

Our June issue hits the shops tomorrow, packed with brilliant projects for you! You’ll love this Father’s Day tool box design from SJ Dowsett – the little paper box is filled with photos and journaling to melt dad’s heart! Even better, SJ has created a FREE download kit for this project, with dozens of printable… Continue reading

FREE Glad You're My Dad papers to download from issue 87!

Click below to download your brand new set of exclusive Glad You’re My Dad papers – fresh from issue 87 of PaperCraft inspirations! It’s in shops from 11th May to 7th June – and inside you’ll also find lovely ideas for cards to make with them plus lovely high quality printed versions of these designs… Continue reading

Make a toolbox card for dad!

Dad toolbox card

This little toolbox is perfect for birthdays and Father’s Day. Scroll down to find our step-by-step instructions and your free downloadable template! Click here to download your card template as a PDF You will need Your basic card making kit, plus Blue, cream, red & white card Red textured card Small circle punches Blue fineliner… Continue reading

Garden Goodies from issue 86!

These fun papers were originally featured in issue 86 of Papercraft inspirations, on sale in April 2011. You can now find the Garden Goodies printable papers on The Making Spot!

Download greetings for mega manly cards!

Angela Poole’s designed some fantastic cards for men that we know you’ll love to make. Catch them in issue 85 of PaperCraft inspirations, on sale 16th March! As well as your free templates, we’ve got some handy greetings for you to print out. Just click the links below to download now! Click here to download… Continue reading

Craft a smiley snail card!

This sweet character card is great for men’s birthdays and is a fun way to show off your favourite patterned papers. We’ve got a step-by-step guide plus a handy template, so you can make this design yourself! Click here to download your snail card template as a JPEG Click here to download your snail card… Continue reading

FREE Out of This World papers to download from issue 81!

Click below to download your brand new set of exclusive Out of This World papers – fresh from issue 81 of PaperCraft inspirations! It’s in shops from 24th November to 22nd December – and inside you’ll also find lovely ideas for cards to make with them plus lovely high quality printed versions of these designs… Continue reading